History and Philosophy of Computing Symposium at ICHST2017

Symposium 002. The Ubiquity of Computing: historical and philosophical issues

Monday, 24 July,

9:00-10:30 a.m- Session Chair: Alberto de Lima
9:00 – 9:30 Henrique Cukierman A racing car without tires
9:30 – 10:00 Lucas Pereira Between taxes and innovations: The Role of Federal Data Processing Service (SERPRO) in the growth of Brazilian computer Market (1964-1970)
10:00 – 10:30 Alberto de Lima Control, freedom, informatics and society: a review of informatics histories in Brazil

10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. – Session Chair: Marcelo Vianna
10:45 – 11:15 Marcelo Vianna Information Technology in Brazil and the National Information Service (SNI): exploring an ambivalent relationship (1976-1984)
11:15 – 11:45 Márcia Barros The Brazilian computer in the Journal “Dados e Ideéias”: ‘in search of its soul’
11:45 – 12:15 Ivan Marques A new look at an old devil: the computer market reserve in Brazil

3:30-5:00 p.m. – Session Chair: Fernando Severo
3:30 – 4:00 Fernando Severo Ubiquity so that I want you!
4:00 – 4:30 Luiz Arthur Faria Free software and solidarity economy in Brazil: licenses, practices and worldviews in debate
4:30 – 5:00 All participants Evaluation of the day – Discussion about Proceedings

Tuesday, 25 July,

10:45a.m.- 12:15 p.m. – Session Chair: Fabio Bertato
10:45 – 11:15 Lorenzo Spezia Some philosophical considerations about the possibility of mind uploading
11:15 – 11:45 Giuseppe Primiero Computational Correctness: from type-correctness to error-handling.
11:45 – 12:15 All participants Questions and Discussion

3:30- 5:00 p.m. – Session Chair: Fabio Bertato
3:30 – 4:40 Maria E. Gonzales & Itala D’Ottaviano Complexity, ubiquitous computing and autonomy: An inquiry into the human radical enhancement project
4:40 – 5:00 All participants Questions and Discussion

5:15- 6:45 p.m – Session Chair: Fabio Bertato
5:15 – 5:45 Fabio Bertato Peano, Universal Languages and the “Mechanization” of the Mathematical Thinking
5:45 – 6:15 Christoph Benzmüller Computational Metaphysics: The Virtues of Formal Computer Proofs Beyond Maths and Computer Science
6:15 – 6:45 All participants Questions and Discussion – Closing